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William Welch

Adjunct Instructor

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William Welch is an adjunct instructor for the Applied Intelligence program. He teaches Intelligence Communication. Welch recently retired from Mercyhurst following a career in the Department of Intelligence Studies that began in 2006 when he began teaching the Intelligence Writing and Presentation course to undergraduates. He completed his master’s degree in Applied Intelligence at Mercyhurst that year. Over the years he taught the writing/communication course, two freshman level courses, the capstone Managing Strategic Intelligence course, the Cyber Threat Analysis course, and the Professional Communication course. Welch spent six years as associate director and then director of the Center for Intelligence Research Analysis & Training (CIRAT). Over the years he directed or co-directed many projects for CIRAT’s business and government clients. Prior to arriving at Mercyhurst, Welch was a journalist for 29 years at the Erie Morning News and the Erie Times-News.

About William Welch
    • M.S. Applied Intelligence, Mercyhurst University
    • INTL 580: Intelligence Communications
    • Intelligence Communication
    • Cybersecurity in China 
    • Journalism